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Colorful New Orleans Houses

image from: http://www.flickr.com/photos/karenapricot/3316674353/in/pool-453286@N22/ (by: boxchain Alex Cockroach)

One of the funnest places to go house-peeping is none other than New Orleans, Louisiana. After Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005, there has been renewal and rebuilding taking place, giving houses – and whole neighborhoods  – a renewed sense of pride and history.

image from: http://www.flickr.com/photos/karenapricot/2668773866/in/pool-453286@N22/ (by: Karen Apricot New Orleans)

Of course not everyone could rebuild and many homes were lost, but the beautiful restorations rising from the piles of rubble are truly heartening. It’s amazing what a new coat of paint can do to awaken one’s spirit.

image from: http://www.flickr.com/photos/karenapricot/2651684834/in/pool-453286@N22/ (by: Karen Apricot New Orleans)

New Orleans is the city that brought us Tabasco sauce, Po’boys, poker and Jazz – Jazz being a word meaning “energetic or vigorous”.

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Sarah Felix Burns

"So many houses, so little time"






Featured house artist:

Naomi Maddux - custom stained glass and mosaics

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Julia Callon featured on Wondereur

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Featured house books:

Creating the Artful Home
Mushroom House of Charlevoix

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My first novel

JACKFISH - The Vanishing Village

My second novel

Song Over Quiet Lake
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